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Apr 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
to join the taliban. >>> and, kings of the court. duke just slip by america's favorite underdogs to become duke just slip by america's favorite underdogs to become ncaa top dogs. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning, i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with a devastating disaster. there are now at least 25 confirmed deaths, and four unaccounted for after an explosion ripped through a west virginia coal mine, in the worst u.s. mining disaster since 1984. a search has been halted for the four missing miners who would have enough food and water to survive for 96 hours, if they are alive and mobile. the explosion happened yesterday afternoon, about 30 miles south of charleston. the federal mine safety and health administration says miners were leaving on a vehicle that takes them in and out of the long shaft when the blast happened. now, the cause of the explosion is unknown. but the mine has a long history of frequent violations for not properly ventilating highly combustible methane gas. >>> later today, president obama is expected to announce new limits on
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Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: president obama declared his summit succeeded in making america safer. >> we need to make concrete commitments and take tangible steps to secure nuclear materials so they never fall in thanes of terrorists who would surely use them. >> reporter: he opened his mega meeting of 47 nations with a warning. >> the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down, but the risk of nuclear attack has gone up. >> reporter: the problem is no longer rockets carrying hydrogen bombs. it's a nuke the size of an apple in a truck or a shipping container sent by terrorists like al qaeda. and they're trying today to get that nuke. >> were they to do so, it would be a catastrophe for the world. >> reporter: chile showed off a solution last month, turning over 40 pounds of highly enriched uranium to be reprocessed in south carolina, getting it out of the reach of al qaeda. secretary of state clinton signed a deal with russia for both of our nations to reprocess tons of plutonium. >> that will ensure that this material will never again be used for weapons or any other military purp
NBC
Apr 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
, that's all hours from now. the focus right now is you, me, and the rest of america getting those taxes done on time. lynn? >> tracy, don't remind us. >>> meanwhile, president obama will face a tough audience today when he heads to florida to outline his new policy for nasa. thousands of workers fear for their jobs with the space shuttle program scheduled to be grounded later this year, and some of the country's most high-profile astronauts are calling the president's plans, quote, devastating. >> reporter: after years as the home of america's space missions, today kennedy will host what is termed star wars. it's pitting some of the country's space pioneers against the president. >> we need to go once again where no man has gone before. there is no vision to this budget, no goal, no challenge. >> reporter: this week astronauts blasted president obama as he gets ready to announce its plans for na is for the future this afternoon. officials say that will include an extra $6 billion, some to be used to help lift a heavy-list rocket, capable of taking humans to mars. but it also eliminates
NBC
Apr 19, 2010 4:30am EDT
today early today in america. new york police are asking for the public's help in identifying four young women who stole nearly 4,000 dollar in lingerie. two of the women distracted a store clerk while the others stuffed merchandise into their shopping bags. employees describe the suspects as young, possibly high school or college students. >>> some 50 new jersey residents are out of house and home this morning after a massive fire ripped through two apartment buildings. firefighters say they had trouble getting the blaze under control, but amazingly there were no injuries. the cause is still under investigation. >>> in the florida keys costume competitors kicked up their three-inch heels this weekend at the annual drag race. dashing divas we'lled their way down the main drag in the key west to celebrate independence day. racers were judged on speed and ability to stay on their feet. that's hard to do with heels. >>> and if you're a running in the boston marathon today, keep your eyes peeled for lisa, the last american man or woman to win the race. she's doing an anniversary run this yea
NBC
Apr 21, 2010 4:30am EDT
. measuring potential risks as america waits for the ash plume to clear and what the volcano desights to do next. >>> well, it appears gop opposition to legislation to regulate wall street may be softening. yesterday republicans backed off their harsh criticisms after democrats clarified that financial firms would not be receiving any bailouts through a $50 billion industry-supported fund. as a result, both parties are saying they can work together on financial regulation. nbc's steve handelsman has the story. >> reporter: it's the new big issue. financial regulation of wall street. >> we have to acknowledge that the status quo has not worked. >> reporter: government has just sued goldman sachs for knowingly selling bad mortgage security. lehman brothers bankruptcy when the housing bubble burst was probed in the house. >> the unscrupulous practices illustrates why the senate needs to quickly pass and the congress needs to swiftly finalize the wall street reform bill. >> reporter: democrats dropped the plan to keep bailouts as a backup. that could win over republican votes. >> there's a very
NBC
Apr 27, 2010 4:00am EDT
here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in indiana, news cameras captured a firefighter being knocked to the ground by an explosion which ripped his helmet off. the firefighter was attempting to extinguish flames in a minivan when he was hit by the blast. fortunately his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. >>> in mississippi, four men are lucky to be alive after driving directly into the path of this oncoming tornado. one of the passengers captured the raging winds and rain on his cell phone only moments before the gusts flipped the car 30 yards through the air. thankfully, the guys sustained only minor injuries. amazing. >>> a kentucky man is under arrest after leading police on a dangerous chase which was captured by the police car's dash cam. the suspect injured an officer who was attempting to stop the car before spinning out and crashing into a police cruiser. the suspect is being held on several charges. >>> and in new hampshire, one farm is welcoming its tiniest new resident with big smiles. weighing only 6 pounds at birth, the
NBC
Apr 5, 2010 4:30am EDT
being america -- will not have a spaceship to fly after the shuttle is retired later this year, early next for who knows, many years. christi christina. >> >> thanks so much. >>> well, with the catholic church engulfed the scandal over countless claims of sexual abuse, a prominent cardinal steered away from tradition during easter sunday mass in st. peter's square yesterday to deliver public support for the pope. the surprise peach by cardinal ange angelo cedana was the first time in recent memory that a ritual was changed so someone could address the pope at the start. cedano who is the dean of cardinal of pontiffs said, quote, on your side are the people of god and dismissed the claims of abuse as quote petty gossip. the pope, however, did not address the topic of abuse in any of his easter appearances. >>> quite simply, rescuers in china are calling it a miracle. at least 114 miners have been pulled to safety this morning after spending more than a week in a flood coal mine in northern china. the mine was flooded about eight days ago after a rush of undergroundwater trap 153 miner.
NBC
Apr 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
tomorrow says it's at the top of america's nuclear agenda. congressional republicans argue telegraphing who we would or wouldn't use nuclear weapons against would embolden aggressors and make the u.s. more vulnerable. >>> the u.s. relationship with afghan president hamid karzai has become so strained recently the white house has considered cancelling his upcoming trip to washington. the tough stance is meant to be a warning for karzai in hopes that he changes his recent erratic behavior. twice in the past week karzai has made anti-western comments and has even threatened to join the taliban a if pressure on him to reform does not cease. yesterday former u.n. envoy to afghanistan peter galbraith questioned karzai's stability and even suggested he may be using drugs saying karzai is, quote, prone to tirades. >>> in what is believed to be an unprecedented move in the war against terror, the obama administration has authorized the targeted killing of an american citizen. intelligence and counter terrorism officials said yesterday that a radical muslim cleric who has been linked to last november
NBC
Apr 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
to spend more to upgrade america's aging defense. >> they would like a pledge not to put restrictions or future missile deployments. >> reporter: they want to confront the nuclear threats with iran and north korea more directly. >> not to strong states, not to great powers, but to weaker states, more fragile states. >> reporter: they'll address more in a nuclear summit next week. >>> well, the nuclear good will, however, does not extend worldwide. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has canceled his plans to visit the united states next week. israeli and administration officials say netanyahu made the decision after learning some nations intended to raise the issue of israel's nuclear arsenal at the conference. as a result, net ya new is sending his intelligence and atomic energy minister in his place. it has never confirmed or denied it possesses i atomic weapons. you can get all the latest this weekend when ""meet the press"" welcomes secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. that's right here on nbc. >>> now here's a look at other stories makin
NBC
Apr 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
early today in america. in alabama, neighbors on one storm-ravaged street witnessed add scene almost right out of the "wizard of oz" when a tornado ripped an an abandoned home off its foundation and dropped it literally nearly 40 feet away in the middle of the street. the storm left a clear path of damage in its wake but left the home largely intact. >>> in colorado a rare hit an hit-and-run accident, involving of all things a plane. a small plane ran into trouble while landing hitting a sign and a car carrying two people on approach. after coming to a stop the pilot ran away eventually turning himself into authorities. fortunately no one was injured. >>> a rhode island fisherman pulled in a really colorful catch, a rare cacao-cloud covered lobster. look at this. it weighs approximately one pound and was sold to a wharf. there's no word whether or not he's going to end up on someone's dinner plate though. >>> and in florida, bobby the house cat is taking her mothering duties very seriously, acting as a surrogate mom to three wild bobcats. the three 2-year-old kittens were brought in
NBC
Apr 30, 2010 4:30am EDT
at some other stories makes news early today in america. >>> in new jersey, a tree-cutting crane took down more than foliage. a 90-foot crane toppled over sending the attached truck airborne before landing on a nearby house. the crane operator was taken to the hospital. >>> to oklahoma, quite a spectacle at a parking garage in tulsa, oklahoma, after a man backed his suv into and through a wall seven stories up. the driver is fine and despite the falling debris, no injuries were reported. >>> in alaska the coast guard demolished the last tallest structure with a controlled implosion. the navigation stood at over 1,300 feet. it was brought down due to concerns over its deteriorating condition. >>> and in new york city, all eyes are on radio city as auditions kick off for the legendary rockettes. hundreds of young ladies who think they've got what it takes all turned out. auditions will be coming up in l.a. in just a few weeks. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, yesterday when i left in th
NBC
Apr 16, 2010 4:00am EDT
. the tape destruction is the subject of a justice department investigation. >>> all across america yesterday people gathered to show their government they are fed up with the way things are going. tea party activists rallied. much of their anger is directed at president obama. yet at a fund-raiser in miami, mr. obama said he's amused by their effortses. >> we cut taxes for 95% of working americans just like i promised we would on the campaign. i've been a little amused over the past couple of days where people have been having these rallies about taxes, taxes. you would think they would be saying thank you. that's what you'd think. >> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a tennessee man has been charged with a dui after an officer pulled him over riding an unusual set of wheels. the cruiser's dash cam shows the man driving a lawn moyer. according to police, the man smelleded like alcohol and failed a sobriety test. >>> in virginia you could say one father wasn't setting the best example for his daughter. surveillance cameras in a grocery store s
NBC
Apr 29, 2010 4:00am EDT
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. neighb neighbors on one storm rav average ld scene witnessed almost a wizard of oz. a tornado rip add home and dropped it literally 40 feet away in the middle of the street. the storm left a clear path of damage in its wake but left the home largely intact. >>> is in colorado a hit and run. a small plane ran into trouble while landing hitting a sign and a car carrying two people on approach. after coming to a stop the pilot ran away eventually turning himself into authorities. fortunately nobody was injured. >>> a rhode island fisherman caught a rare catch. look at this. a rare cacao lobster. it weighs approximately one pound and was sold to a wharf. there's no word whether or not he's going to end up on somebody's dinner plate though. >>> and in florida, bobby the house kat is taking her moktderring duties very seriously,ing atting as a surrogate mom to three bobcats. they were brought in by a hunter and are being cared for by their foster mom. they're going to be returned to the wild in about a year. >>> and now for
NBC
Apr 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
of abuse. >>> well, now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> in texas authorities are looking for two people caught on tape dousing a billing what appears to be flammable liquid and setsing it on fire. it injured three firefighters. there was a separate case of arson at the same site last month. >>> a pennsylvania man found himself in a precarious situation where a pair a plane he was piloting crash landed in a tree. it was traveling 7,500 feet above the ground until rescuers were able to greet him. >>> in new york city there's a noticeable change in the skyline, you may see it. the empire state building was radiant and blue in honor of world autism which is today, april 2nd. and the miami sea aquarium is welcoming a baby dolphin, making its debut right in time for easter. while they don't know the cat's gender it's already three feet long and weighs over 35 pounds. >>> and back to new york city for a moment, a liquor store vendor is brewing some controversy by keeping live rabbits and chicks in its storefront window. the owner says the ha
NBC
Apr 12, 2010 4:00am EDT
today in america. in new york city, more than 250 firefighters and 60 fire trucks responded to a seven-alarm fire late last night. the fire broke out in a six-story residential building in lower manhattan and quickly spread to two neighboring buildings. at least 13 people were injured, two critically. >>> in texas, the iconic home of the dallas cowboys is now just a pile of rubble. it took nearly one minute and one ton of dynamite to bring down the stadium in a controlled implosion. the cowboys move to a new site after 38 seasons in that stadium. >>> in florida, another spotting of a monkey. the man captured the clever little guy that was visited and grabbing fruit in his backyard before he took off. the monkey has managed to elude the capture of authorities in more than a year. >>> and back in no, 12 people marched in an annual tartan day parade which heals pipers, drummers, and malt whiskey. they captured a week-long celebration of scottish heritage. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. i
NBC
Apr 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
in america. >>> and now for a look at your >>> a new jersey man crawled through a mcdonald's drive-through window after deciding his fillet-o-fish was taking too long to prepare. he assaulted the worker and took the sandwich. >>> a classroom student took a stunt too far when he attached electrical clamps to his chest and shocked himself. the student's heart stopped a as result of the shock. he is expected to make a full recovery, and the incident is now under investigation. >>> phoenix firefighters battled the blaze that consumed an industrial building housing wooden pal lets. it took nearly 100 firefighters to battle the fire during 40-mile-per-hour winds. no injuries have been reported. >>> and in colorado one man received quite a surprise for his 75th birthday. after hearing a strange noise the night before, the man awoke to find a 10-pound rock in a crater only feet from his door. the man believes it may be a meteorite and he's contacted local authorities and universities to examine the rock. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist
NBC
Apr 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in new mexico, a police cruiser dash cam captured a suspected drunk driver snoozing in the middle of the highway. the man passed out behind the wheel while his car was still in drive, though his foot was on the brake. when officers approached the vehicle, the man awoke and drove away. deputies caught up with the man and arrested him. >>> a florida man is under arrest and charged with the first-degree murder of his wife after cameras captured him dumping a car into a lake. the car, which belonged to the woman and was later retrieved by police, contained the missing woman's body. >>> in utah, a hiker learned the hard way why authorities say you should never hike solo. the lone hiker had to be rescued after taking a wrong turn and becoming stranded on a ledge in a canyon. rescue workers worked through the afternoon on wednesday to help the man get down safely. >>> and the makers of scrabble are shaking things up this summer. announcing a new version of the 62-year-old game. the new game called "scrabble trixter
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
news "early today" in america. in maryland, shocking video of what appears to be three police officers beating a university of maryland student last month. the incident occurred when an unruly crowd clashed with riot police following a university basketball game. prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation of the officers. >>> and in florida, few people are laughing after a stunt pulled by a deputy who tasered one of his female colleagues. video from the sheriff's office shows the deputy chasing his colleague before shocking her in what he now says was just a bad joke. the deputy was officially reprimanded for the incident. >>> in nevada spring is on hold for at least a little while longer. a spring storm dumped five inches of snow over the mountains of lake tahoe on monday, keeping several area ski resorts open a week or two longer than planned. and higher elevations in the area are expected to get another foot of the powdery stuff today. >>> and in oregon, one man broke the longest-standing record in gaming history. shattering a 27-year high score in the game asteroids. the ga
NBC
Apr 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a tennessee man has been charged with a dui after an officer pulled him over riding an unusual set of wheels. the cruiser's dash cam shows the man driving a lawnmower. according to police, the man smelled like alcohol and failed a sobriety test. >>> in virginia you could say one father wasn't setting the best example for his daughter. surveillance cameras in a grocery store show the man snatching a woman's purse with one hand while holding his toddler in another. police have arrested the man, who's now facing theft charges. >>> a wisconsin police officer caught a brilliant sight on his dash cam when a bright light flashed through the sky. according to the sheriff, the event caused the sky to turn green. the faa says it was probably a meteor. >>> and in kentucky there was a derby of a different sort. the 38th annual running of the rodents. oh, that's so disturbing to watch. participants say the event is part student project, part stress relief, and, of course, the whiskered winner received a necklace made of fruit-fla
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Apr 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. connecticut police are searching for a robber who allegedly is still feeling the effects of a botched holdup. authorities say the man entered a liquor store and fired off a warning shot. but instead of being intimidated, a store clerk, and a 70-year-old neighbor fought back with a baseball bat. while they eventually chased the robber off successfully, we are sure police would not advise people to challenge armed suspects. >>> charges are pending against an elderly driver after he crashed into two horse-drawn carriages in philadelphia's historic district. the incident sent flee people to a nearby hospital in serious but stable condition. authorities are still investigating the cause, but a representative for the carriage company claims the driver appeared frustrated by the pace of the horses. no animals were hurt in the crash. >>> and in iowa, beauty pageants don't normally celebrate slobbering and wrinkles. that is unless you are competing in the most beautiful bulldog contest. more than 50 tail-wagging
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Apr 23, 2010 4:30am EDT
internet porn. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> in florida an unmanned rocket carrying a miniature spas shuttle blasted off into space last night on a top military mission. they're using it to test military equipment in space without having anyone on board. while they didn't say how long it would last it can stay in orbit for up to nine months. >>> in new york a man is in custody and police are searching for two others accused of attacking a man in a fast food restaurant. authorities say the incident was not random and that the victim and suspects know each other. >>> also in new york, a 78-year-old man is blaming his toyota for a crash that left him and his wife on top of two unoccupied cars. now, the driver says his accelerator stuck causing his car to slam into two curbs and then land on top of two other vehicles. toyota, however, suggests driver error is to blame. investigators are now trying to determine the cause. >>> and alaska state troopers will present an award to buddy the german shepherd for his heroic actions. das
NBC
Apr 26, 2010 4:30am EDT
news early today in america. >>> in new york security video obtained by the "new york post".com shows a homeless man dieing on a street for more than an hour while numerous people walk by. that's not all. turns out that he was a good samaritan who received multistab wounds when he came to the aid of a woman who was being assaulted. police are now searching for his killer. >>> a north carolina family woke early on sunday to find a motor boat crashed into their dock and gazebo. look at that. they found the boat suspended vertically with the driver in the driver seat. the driver wasn't injured and will be charged with careless operation. >>> in oregon two women were killed in a horrific accident when a city bus plowed into a group of pedestrians crossing the street. three others were injured and one is in critical indication. the incident is under investigation. >>> in florida residents celebrated a local hold with 450 pounds of home made key lime pierks it took more than 20 pounds. the congh republican celebration. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc
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Apr 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
for that report. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> in texas one demolition crew has a lot of explaining to do after accidently tearing down the wrong house. the wrecking crew was supposed to knock down a house across the street. while the owner of the destroyed home no longer lives there, she says it still had sentimental value. sounds like a lawsuit. ing. >> pennsylvania authorities are sending a strong message to would-by counterfeiters by steam rolling 7,000 faks rolex watches. the bogus watches were seized from a man who is now serving prison time for trafficking the good. officials are highlighting law enforcement's role in protecting intellectual property. jo theky-based company louisville slugger is taking a swing at breast cancer this mother's day. for the fifth year in a row, the company is produced over 250 pink bats which will be autographed and auctioned to raise money and awareness against breast cancer. so far the project has raised more than a million dollars. >>> and also in louisville, it's thrills and spills at the kentucky d
NBC
Apr 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
: the new rules will be phased in. by 2016 requiring cars and trucks on america's roads to get 35.5 miles mr. gallon. president obama looked to today's announcement. >> those new standards will be finalized which will reduce our dependence on oil while helping folks spend les at the pump. so my administration is uphold be its end of the deal. >> reporter: the deal was with carmakers on board with rules they can couldn't on. >> we're pleased there's going to be one clear national road map that's going to apply to all 50 states. >> reporter: environmentalists stunning by the drilling news is cheering this. >> we'll see 20% gas emissions less from vehicles. >> reporter: cars in the pipeline set to save oil. the president said almost 200 million barrels. >> that's like taking 58 million cars off the road for an entire year. >> reporter: it will save drivers in gas money but cost an extra thousand or so when they buy a car. >> we're asking consumers to step up with us. it will help us reduce our dependence on foreign oil. >> reporter: a coordinated pitch. as for gas savings the government estimat
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